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Business News Archive - July 24, 2010

PARIS, France, July 24 /PRNewswire/ - Alcan Global Aerospace Transportation and Industry (Alcan Global ATI), part of Alcan Engineered Products - a business unit of Rio Tinto - announced today that employees represented by United Steelworkers (USW) Local 5668 at its aluminum rolling mill in Ravenswood, West Virginia, have ratified a new two-year agreement.

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The Southern Delta Aquarids are a meteor shower visible from mid July to mid August each year.

LOS ANGELES, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- There will be a groundbreaking ceremony Saturday, July 24, 2010, at 11:30 a.m., at U.S. VETS - Inglewood, 733 S.

Top Clean Tech Business Leaders Warn that Proposition's Agenda Means Capital & Job Flight, Loss of Leadership WASHINGTON July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Prop 23 would undermine California's fastest growing economic engineDomino effect would harm U.S.

GREENVILLE, S.C., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- CAV International Inc., a US Government outsourcing contractor specialized in airfield services & logistics, announces that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has awarded it a new multi-year contract for Air Terminal and Ground Handling Services at El Dorado International Airport in Bogota, Colombia.

Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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